Infrastructure Development, Operations & Maintenance

· Exchange Server 2010 Management Pack (x86) Release Candidate

· Customizing Windows Vista Business Edition White Paper

· Customizing Windows 7 Business Edition White Paper

· System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 – Evaluation

· Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Release Notes

· Risk and Health Assessment Program for Exchange Server – Scoping Tool v1.0

· System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Release Notes

· System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Cmdlet Reference

· VMM2008 R2 - Building PRO-Enabled Management Packs

· Microsoft Office SharePoint Online

· IT Pro at Home Demonstration: Location Aware Printing

· Demonstration: Organizing with Libraries

· IT Pro at Home Demonstration: Wireless Networking

· Windows 7 HomeGroup

· Windows 7 Libraries Walkthrough

· Windows Internet Explorer 8 Walkthrough

· Windows Internet Explorer 8 Frequently Asked Questions

· Exchange Management Shell Quick Reference

· Windows 7 HomeGroup Frequently Asked Questions

· Hyper-V Planning and Deployment Guide

· Windows Search Walkthrough

· Windows 7 Libraries Frequently Asked Questions

· Windows Search

· Active Directory Schema Changes Reference, September 2009

· Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2

· Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB968912)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB968912)

· Update for Windows XP (KB958911)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB971029)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB958911)

· Update for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB958911)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB958911)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB968912)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB958911)

· Update for Windows Vista (KB958911)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB958911)

· Update for Windows Vista (KB968912)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB971029)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB968912)

· Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB958911)

· Update for Windows Vista (KB971029)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB958911)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB971029)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB958911)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB971276)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB971276)

· Update for Windows XP (KB971276)

· Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB971029)

· Update for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB971276)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB971029)

· Update for Windows XP (KB971029)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB971029)

· Update for Windows 7 Release Candidate (KB972407)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB971314)

· Update for Windows 7 Release Candidate for x64-based Systems (KB972407)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB971314)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB971314)

· Update for Windows XP (KB971314)

· Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB971029)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB955704)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB955704)

· Update for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB955704)

· Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB955704)

· System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 – Evaluation Software

· Deploying VPN Connections by Using Windows Powershell and Group Policy

· Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2

· Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 Help

· Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Deployment Guide

· Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Operations Guide

· Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Step By Step Guide

· Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Features and Fixes

· Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization

· Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Release Notes

· Linux Integration Components for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V R2

· Unified Communications Phones and Peripherals Datasheet

· Planning Tool for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2

· Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools (32 bit)

· Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools (64 bit)

· Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2

· Microsoft Product Support Reports

· Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Documentation

· Location Aware Printing

· Location Aware Printing Frequently Asked Questions

· Location Aware Printing Walkthrough

· Windows 7 HomeGroup Walkthrough

· Windows Internet Explorer 8

· Organizing with Windows 7 Libraries

· Office Communications Server 2007 R2 VHD

· Certificate Enrollment Web Services in Windows Server 2008 R2

Solutions & Solution Development

· Internet Explorer 8 Web Slice Tutorials

· Microsoft Forecaster 7.0 Hot Fix 3

· Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) SDK August 2009

· Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image

· Nucleus Research Guidebook for patterns & practices 2009

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 Edition (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 Release Candidate for x64-based Systems (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 Release Candidate (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate for Itanium-based Systems (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate x64 Edition (KB973874)

· Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB973874)

· Business Portal for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Software Development Kit (SDK)

· PHP on Windows Training Kit (August 2009)

· Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Tools Documentation: Extender

· Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Tools Documentation: Developer Toolkit

· Excel 2007 Document: Designing SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services Cubes for Excel 2007 PivotTables

· Update Rollup 6 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 (KB 970148)

· Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 code name "R2" - August 2009 Community Technical Preview - DVD ISO Image File

· Open XML SDK 2.0 for Microsoft Office

· Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP 5.2 - Beta

· Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP 5.3 - Beta

· SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1

· 2007 Office System Sample: Open XML Format SDK 2.0 Code Snippets for Visual Studio 2008

· Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update (August 2009)

· Windows 7 Application Compatibility

· Rapid Implementation Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Service Pack 4

· Virtualizing Windows Essential Business Server

· Microsoft Silverlight 3 Offline Documentation

Security, Policy & Compliance

· KMS Setup in Windows 7

· Troubleshooting activation

· Best Practices in Planning for and Deploying Volume Activation

· Understanding Activation and Validation in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

· VAMT 1.2 Reporting

· Top 5 Product Key Activation Challenges IT Pro Encountered and Solved

· VAMT 1.2 MAK Activation

· Top 10 Things You Should Know About Genuine Windows

· VAMT 1.2 Overview

· VAMT 1.2 Firewall Setup

· Volume Activation Operations Guide Windows 7

· Volume Activation in Disconnected Environment Guide Windows 7

· Notifications Experience in Windows 7 for End Users

· Windows 7 Improvements in Volume Activation Datasheet

· Product Activation in Development Environment in Windows 7

· Top 7 Things You Need to Know About Activation BDM

· Activation Technologies in Windows 7 Overview Guide

· Volume Activation Planning Guide Windows 7

· Volume Activation Changes for Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

· Volume Activation Deployment Guide Windows 7

· Microsoft Hosted Volume Activation Guide in Windows 7

· Fundamentals of Volume Activation in Windows 7

· Activating with MAK in Windows 7

· Activating with KMS in Windows 7

· IT Pro at Home Demonstration: Security On Your Terms

· Microsoft Online Services Sign In

· Cross-forest Certificate Enrollment with Windows Server 2008 R2.doc

· Security on Your Terms Walkthrough

· Security Frequently Asked Questions

· Security on Your Terms

Other

· Austrian Ministry of Education Case Study VA in Decentralized Environment

· ELF '09 Revisioning Graphic Recording

· ELF '09 Strategies and Solutions to Overcome Barriers

· ELF '09 Elements of the Vision Graphic Recording

· ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

· ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

· ELF '09 Barriers to Strategies 2 Graphic Recording

· ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

· ELF '09 Dr. Geoff Scott Graphic Recording

· ELF '09 Opening Keynotes Graphic Recording

· Windows Search Frequently Asked Questions

· The Integrated Utility of the Future

· Microsoft Health Engagement Survey 2009

· Volume Licensing Program Guides, Datasheets, and FAQs

· Business Productivity

· White Paper: Customer and Partner Experience - Increasing the Satisfaction of Microsoft Customers and Partners

Infrastructure Development, Operations & Maintenance

Exchange Server 2010 Management Pack (x86) Release Candidate

Brief Description

System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) management pack which supports the Exchange Server 2010 Release Candidate

Overview

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 management pack is designed for monitoring Exchange Server 2010 events, collecting Exchange component-specific performance counters in one central location, and for raising alerts for operator intervention as necessary. You will need System Center Operations Manager 2007 to run and monitor Exchange Server 2010 with this management pack.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a0047276-553c-4054-afc9-ec3b4ececf3c

Customizing Windows Vista Business Edition White Paper

Brief Description

This white paper discusses the benefits of customizing Windows Vista Business Edition and reviews the activation impacts associated with customization. It also provides the policy implications of customization and details these implications through common customization scenarios.

Overview

This white paper discusses the benefits of customizing Windows Vista Business Edition and reviews the activation impacts associated with customization. It also provides the policy implications of customization and details these implications through common customization scenarios.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=96e8e499-f5cc-4214-ba38-a35e2e4aa817

Customizing Windows 7 Business Edition White Paper

Brief Description

Learn about the benefits of customizing Windows ® 7 business edition. Review the activation impacts associated with customization and the policy implications of customization through common customization scenarios.

Overview

Organizations will often customize their installations of the Windows® 7 operating system to maximize productivity and realize the full benefits of their software purchase. While Microsoft® encourages organizations to deploy Windows 7 as efficiently as possible, it’s important that organizations understand the available customization options, how to ensure effective deployments, and how to maintain compliance with Microsoft licensing policies. This white paper addresses the following topics:

  • Explains the concept and benefits of Windows 7 customization
  • Discusses the interdependencies between customization and Windows 7 activation
  • Provides a critical explanation of the policy implications of customization by license type
  • Summarizes common customization scenarios and the implications of each

This white paper is intended for information technology (IT) decision makers and IT professionals who want to customize installations of Windows 7 Professional Edition and seek clarity on the impact of customization in relation to deployment and Microsoft licensing policies.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=85d44c56-7094-4403-926a-3f3e8c09d53a

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 – Evaluation

Brief Description

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (VMM) is a comprehensive management solution for the virtualized data center. It enables increased physical server utilization, centralized management of virtual machine infrastructure, and rapid provisioning of new virtual machines by the administrator, delegated administrator, and authorized end users.

Overview

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (VMM) is a comprehensive management solution for the virtualized data center. It enables increased physical server utilization, centralized management of virtual machine infrastructure, and rapid provisioning of new virtual machines by the administrator, delegated administrator, and authorized end users.
VMM 2008 R2 can manage all the platforms managed by VMM 2008 and adds support for Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V.
Windows Server 2008 R2 includes significant feature improvements to Hyper-V. VMM 2008 R2 leverages these new platform enhancements and extends the feature set of VMM 2008.
Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V Host Management

  • VMM 2008 R2 creates and manages virtual machines running on Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V hosts. When you add a host that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 that does not have Hyper-V enabled, VMM 2008 R2 automatically enables the Hyper-V role on the host.
  • VMM 2008 R2 supports the following new features of Windows Server 2008 R2:
    • Live migration between Windows Server 2008 R2 clustered hosts. With live migration, you can migrate a virtual machine from one node of a Windows Server 2008 R2 failover cluster to another node in the same cluster without any downtime. Because the virtual machine does not experience any downtime, the move is completely transparent to the users that are connected to the virtual machine.
    • Network optimization detection during virtual machine placement. VMM 2008 R2 supports both Virtual Machine Queue (VMQ) and TCP Chimney, which are Windows Server 2008 R2 features that improve network performance for virtual machines.
    • Network adapters that support the VMQ feature are able to create a unique network queue for each virtual network adapter and then connect that queue directly to the virtual machine’s memory. This connection routes packets directly from the hypervisor to the virtual machine, bypassing much of the processing in the virtualization stack.
    • Network adapters that support the TCP Chimney feature are able to offload the processing of network traffic from the networking stack. Both of these features increase network performance and reduce CPU utilization.
    • Hot addition and removal of virtual hard disks (VHDs). In Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V allows users to add and remove VHDs from a virtual machine while it is running.

Feature Bullet Summary:

  • Live migration
  • Clustered Shared Volume (CSV) support that enables multiple Highly Available Virtual Machines (HAVM) per LUN.
  • Hot add of storage
  • Support for VMware vSphere 4 (VMware VI3 feature parity only)
  • SAN Migration into and out of clustered hosts
  • Processor flexibility
  • Network optimization
  • Quick storage migration
  • Maintenance mode for hosts
  • Support for third party cluster file system, Sanbolic Melio FS
  • Support for third party storage class resource, Veritas Storage Foundation for Windows
  • Expanded support for iSCSI SANs
  • Support for VMware port groups for virtual switches
  • Support for Virtual Machine permissions assigned in Hyper-V
  • Dynamic policy based load balancing

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=292de23c-845c-4d08-8d65-b4b8cbc8397b

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) Release Notes

Brief Description

This download contains a stand-alone version of the Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP2 Release Notes.

Overview

The Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP2 Release Notes contain late-breaking information for Exchange Server 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ee7829a3-0ae8-44de-822c-908cd1034523

Risk and Health Assessment Program for Exchange Server – Scoping Tool v1.0

Brief Description

This download package is intended for Microsoft Premier Customers Only. This package includes all of the scoping tools necessary to prepare and qualify your environment to receive a Risk and Health Assessment Program for Exchange Server (ExRAP).

Overview

This download package is intended for Microsoft Premier Customers Only. This package includes all of the scoping tools necessary to prepare and qualify your environment to receive a Risk and Health Assessment Program for Exchange Server.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=23457155-7c8b-4355-8a57-d2c2a4d1da57

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Release Notes

Brief Description

This download contains the Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 R2 Release Notes.

Overview

The VMM 2008 R2 Release Notes contain information about known issues with VMM 2008 R2.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=14a0de11-cfa3-48d1-9dda-0a57b3408aa2

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Cmdlet Reference

Brief Description

This document provides the Help topics for the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 cmdlets.

Overview

System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 R2 is a server application that you can use to manage virtual machines on a variety of virtualization platforms. As an alternative to using the VMM Administrator Console to administer your Virtual Machine Manager environment, you can use the cmdlets in the Windows PowerShell - Virtual Machine Manager command shell, which is an administrator-focused command-line shell. This document provides the Help topics for the VMM 2008 R2 cmdlets.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=08a9eeb9-86ff-4a4f-8dfa-165bd701aba9

VMM2008 R2 - Building PRO-Enabled Management Packs

Brief Description

Step-by-step instructions for building a simple PRO-enabled management pack for Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2.

Overview

This document gives an overview of creating PRO-enabled management packs and walks you through the steps required to create a simple PRO-enabled management pack.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=1d7fb014-9826-47e8-a69b-018f785cb963

Microsoft Office SharePoint Online

Brief Description

Service Description for Office SharePoint Online Standard
Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Online is a collection of Web-based tools and technologies built on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 that help you store, share, and manage digital information within your company.This white paper describes the services and features that are included with the Standard offering of SharePoint Online.

Overview

Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Online is a collection of Web-based tools and technologies that help you store, share, and manage digital information within your company. Built on Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, this hosted service is ideal for storing project documents in a central location and sharing them with others. By using SharePoint lists, libraries, and Web Parts, project members can work more efficiently and productively.
Intended for company decision-makers, this white paper describes the services and features that are included with the Standard offering of SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online Standard is a Microsoft Online Services offering for those who want rapid service adoption and a standardized administrative console.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=1bef6a35-9785-4a0b-b227-387c0ee85a36

IT Pro at Home Demonstration: Location Aware Printing

Brief Description

Part of the Springboard Series IT Pro at Home: Tips and Tricks series, this screencast demonstrates how your default printer can change automatically when you move between networks with Windows 7.

Overview

With Windows 7, using the right printer on different networks can be automatic. In earlier versions of Windows, changing networks meant changing your default printer. This screencast from the Springboard Series IT Pro at Home: Tips and Tricks series, shows how, with Windows 7 and Location Aware Printing, your default printer can change automatically when you move between networks.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c0be1c5a-a3db-46af-b353-f4cb0db3a7c5

Demonstration: Organizing with Libraries

Brief Description

Part of the Springboard Series IT Pro at Home: Tips and Tricks series, this screencast demonstrates how to use Libraries in Windows 7 to organize and find files quickly.

Overview

In Windows 7, Libraries can help you organize and find your files quickly. In this screencast from the Springboard Series IT Pro at Home: Tips and Tricks series, we'll walk you through how Libraries create aggregated views of related files, making them easy to find even when they reside in different folders or on different systems and making it so you can quickly and easily see all your files in one place. We'll also provide tips on how to use Windows Search to find just the right file in your Libraries.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e37a00e6-2e17-4c15-9205-35e5a2372ad8

IT Pro at Home Demonstration: Wireless Networking

Brief Description

Part of the Springboard Series IT Pro at Home: Tips and Tricks series, this screencast shows how quick wireless networking is in Windows 7.

Overview

Learn how, in Windows 7, you can connect to a wireless access point in just three clicks. With this screencast from the Springboard Series IT Pro at Home: Tips and Tricks series, you'll see how, whether you’re sitting in a coffee shop or at the airport, connecting to a wireless network is simple and easy when you’re using Windows 7. This demonstration will also go over moving between wireless networks and provide tips to help you go from home to the office using each network seamlessly.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=30b164c8-16ff-470a-b138-0d36dafa8910

Windows 7 HomeGroup

Brief Description

Explains how to set up and use homegroups.

Overview

HomeGroup helps simplify file and printer sharing among computers that run Windows 7 on your home network. This document explains how to set up and use homegroups.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a11ae3f2-9a30-471a-85ac-ff7d6eb384ab

Windows 7 Libraries Walkthrough

Brief Description

Provides a brief tour of the new Libraries feature in Windows 7

Overview

The step-by-step instructions in this walkthrough provide a brief tour of the new Libraries feature in Windows 7. These instructions assume that you have not removed the default Libraries or the sample music, pictures, and videos that come with Windows 7.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e90fbd36-553e-4707-80e0-43e0cd9cc40b

Windows Internet Explorer 8 Walkthrough

Brief Description

Provides a brief tour of the new search features in Windows Internet Explorer 8.

Overview

The step-by-step instructions in this walkthrough provide a brief tour of the new search features in Windows Internet Explorer 8. These instructions assume that you haven’t removed or disabled the add-ons that come with Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b78aef54-c047-4dd3-8bfe-778af4379bf3

Windows Internet Explorer 8 Frequently Asked Questions

Brief Description

Answers questions about using Windows Internet Explorer 8.

Overview

This topic answers questions about using Windows Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=af102914-47a0-49f9-940c-fe91667b568f

Exchange Management Shell Quick Reference

Brief Description

This download contains a quick reference sheet that can be used to access frequently used Exchange Management Shell cmdlets and syntax.

Overview

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 introduces a new management platform called the Exchange Management Shell, based on Windows PowerShell. This quick reference guide provides a list of frequently used cmdlets, important conventions, and useful tips. The information is presented by feature area, such as recipient, transport, and database administration. This quick reference guide applies to Exchange 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2), Exchange 2007 SP1, and the release to manufacturing (RTM) version of Exchange 2007.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=01a441b9-4099-4c0f-b8e0-0831d4a2ca86

Windows 7 HomeGroup Frequently Asked Questions

Brief Description

Answers questions about using homegroups in Windows 7.

Overview

This topic answers questions about using homegroups in Windows 7.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=0326a4e3-6839-47cb-abe1-f1a079a41467

Hyper-V Planning and Deployment Guide

Brief Description

Requirements, installation, and configuration information for Hyper-V.

Overview

This guide includes information about hardware requirements and limits, supported guest operating systems, and instructions for installing the role and management tools. It also includes information about configuring security, network, and storage for the Hyper-V role.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5da4058e-72cc-4b8d-bbb1-5e16a136ef42

Windows Search Walkthrough

Brief Description

Provides a brief tour of new search features in Windows 7.

Overview

The step-by-step instructions in this walkthrough provide a brief tour of new search features in Windows 7. These instructions assume that the sample pictures and music that come with Windows 7 are still on the computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=188af621-c80a-4b0c-9629-7fa4949803ae

Windows 7 Libraries Frequently Asked Questions

Brief Description

Answers questions about using the Libraries in Windows 7.

Overview

This topic answers questions about using the Libraries in Windows 7.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=188af621-c80a-4b0c-9629-7fa4949803ae

Windows Search

Brief Description

Provides a tour of search features in Windows 7 and answers frequently asked questions.

Overview

The Windows Search Walkthrough provides a brief tour of new search features in Windows 7. Windows Search Frequently Asked Questions answers questions about Windows Search.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=d0268b23-b381-4e24-9de5-6a6a01d88ed2

Active Directory Schema Changes Reference, September 2009

Brief Description

This download includes the Active Directory Schema Reference, which provides information about the changes that Microsoft Exchange Server makes to the Active Directory schema when it is installed.

Overview

This download includes the Active Directory Schema Reference, which provides information about the changes that Microsoft Exchange Server makes to the Active Directory schema when it is installed. The Active Directory Schema Changes Reference includes changes made Microsoft Exchange Server 2010, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007, and Exchange Server 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=3d44de93-3f21-44d0-a0a1-35ff5dbabd0b

Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2

Brief Description

The new capabilities of Exchange Server 2007 deliver the advanced protection your company demands, the anywhere access your people want, and the operational efficiency you need.

Overview

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) has been designed specifically to help meet the challenges of any business and the needs of all the different groups with a stake in the messaging system. Exchange Server 2007 SP2 is a mission-critical communications tool that enables employees to be more productive and access their information anywhere and anytime while providing a messaging system that enables rich, efficient access to e-mail, calendar items, voice mail, and contacts. For the administrator, Exchange Server 2007 SP2 provides advanced protection options against e-mail security threats, such as spam and viruses, as well as the tools to help manage internal compliance and high availability needs. For an overview of the new features that are available in Exchange Server 2007 SP2, see "What's New in Exchange Server 2007 SP2".

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=4c4bd2a3-5e50-42b0-8bbb-2cc9afe3216a

Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB968912)

Brief Description

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Overview

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=2c80091b-818f-422d-9231-baa18a18338b

Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB968912)

Brief Description

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Overview

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=7cd70df9-e154-434a-828a-ef2af7df2ecd

Update for Windows XP (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=3296f213-4c70-4616-8375-7d20af9843c5

Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB971029)

Brief Description

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives.

Overview

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5a21cbb8-da7b-42e0-924b-485950e7de52

Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b0198ae1-b758-4984-911f-fc5623f639a8

Update for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=37db7e53-64c2-456b-8df7-554629c88b34

Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=7e2fc5b0-e5a5-4279-a7d7-762b36961b84

Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB968912)

Brief Description

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Overview

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=d284f030-642f-443b-85ce-74ef449d5ab4

Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=d3e0fea6-cda5-4344-ac63-3c2ae210a40a

Update for Windows Vista (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=03dd8ad3-c3e6-4972-983f-b94e1746b9ce

Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=2dfab951-6783-4a06-83bc-bd66ced8150d

Update for Windows Vista (KB968912)

Brief Description

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Overview

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=927b7f08-a969-4035-b677-4e325d37145d

Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB971029)

Brief Description

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives.

Overview

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=d43a9947-f0e0-47dc-9dad-5c8942a3cc91

Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB968912)

Brief Description

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Overview

Install this update to extend support for Key Management Service (KMS) to provide activation for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=8a9ba611-d138-4526-b3fd-873c9c28b60c

Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=14205bcc-95c2-4030-9aaa-43525f9752cb

Update for Windows Vista (KB971029)

Brief Description

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives.

Overview

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=dd6a61a3-b3c6-4b0a-a848-7b32be9f31c5

Update for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6b976522-b9dc-449e-a255-bb0d2f6f3409

Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB971029)

Brief Description

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives.

Overview

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=edf9c049-bf1e-4130-87e6-0e64fa73f684

Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB958911)

Brief Description

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus.

Overview

Install this update to add some new features that enable you control the rendering of different file formats by using a new version of GDIplus. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer. This is a Customer Preview Release. At the conclusion of this preview phase, the final version of the update will be released via Windows Update.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b825e98c-a92b-4ddd-8c83-7fd7e654d12e

Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB971276)

Brief Description

This update resolves several issues related to XPS printing. Please install this update if you have problems with XPS printing.

Overview

This update resolves several issues related to XPS printing. Please install this update if you have problems with XPS printing. Refer to KB971276 for more information about the fixes contained in this update. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=15b9e538-0c49-4e9a-9f86-aefc63b1a430

Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB971276)

Brief Description

This update resolves several issues related to XPS printing. Please install this update if you have problems with XPS printing.

Overview

This update resolves several issues related to XPS printing. Please install this update if you have problems with XPS printing. Refer to KB971276 for more information about the fixes contained in this update. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5301e498-b701-49d2-be55-18042e8b8352

Update for Windows XP (KB971276)

Brief Description

This update resolves several issues related to XPS printing. Please install this update if you have problems with XPS printing.

Overview

This update resolves several issues related to XPS printing. Please install this update if you have problems with XPS printing. Refer to KB971276 for more information about the fixes contained in this update. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a005d603-103e-4a73-bcce-0b90dc9e63db

Update for Windows Vista for x64-based Systems (KB971029)

Brief Description

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives.

Overview

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=12e3fe0f-db79-4a27-aa7d-a456ee1c6ac4

Update for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB971276)

Brief Description

This update resolves several issues related to XPS printing. Please install this update if you have problems with XPS printing.

Overview

This update resolves several issues related to XPS printing. Please install this update if you have problems with XPS printing. Refer to KB971276 for more information about the fixes contained in this update. After you install this update, you may have to restart your system.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=36215d5e-ca38-4230-a8f2-885516b182cd

Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB971029)

Brief Description

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives.

Overview

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b8df9256-cbb0-418d-a336-d29dc4415a65

Update for Windows XP (KB971029)

Brief Description

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives.

Overview

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=96ca61f6-8b16-4157-9635-8cfc0bbf4c35

Update for Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems (KB971029)

Brief Description

nstall this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives.

Overview

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=cfbc98c5-3ba5-4164-83e0-9397e2722ea0

Update for Windows 7 Release Candidate (KB972407)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve an issue in which there is loss of access to shared data on a computer departing a homegroup or when joined to a homegroup and upgrading to a more recent build of Windows 7.

Overview

Install this update to resolve an issue in which there is loss of access to shared data on a computer departing a homegroup or when joined to a homegroup and upgrading to a more recent build of Windows 7. After you install this update, you will have to restart your system.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=53f4ac5c-c5df-4dda-9082-098a6be05ae0

Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB971314)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve an issue in which Printer Command Language (PCL) inbox printer drivers become unsigned after you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the XPS Essentials Pack in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.

Overview

Install this update to resolve an issue in which Printer Command Language (PCL) inbox printer drivers become unsigned after you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the XPS Essentials Pack in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b371d38b-e4c1-4b05-bb68-258e982f5ce3

Update for Windows 7 Release Candidate for x64-based Systems (KB972407)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve an issue in which there is loss of access to shared data on a computer departing a homegroup or when joined to a homegroup and upgrading to a more recent build of Windows 7.

Overview

Install this update to resolve an issue in which there is loss of access to shared data on a computer departing a homegroup or when joined to a homegroup and upgrading to a more recent build of Windows 7. After you install this update, you will have to restart your system.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=2c250037-67bc-462a-9aef-f7c9245cd89e

Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB971314)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve an issue in which Printer Command Language (PCL) inbox printer drivers become unsigned after you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the XPS Essentials Pack in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.

Overview

Install this update to resolve an issue in which Printer Command Language (PCL) inbox printer drivers become unsigned after you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the XPS Essentials Pack in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=d386e840-437f-461c-8c86-d7f19c001fb9

Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB971314)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve an issue in which Printer Command Language (PCL) inbox printer drivers become unsigned after you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the XPS Essentials Pack in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.

Overview

Install this update to resolve an issue in which Printer Command Language (PCL) inbox printer drivers become unsigned after you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the XPS Essentials Pack in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=86d8ff9c-707d-4703-b1f4-bdd32dadfe52

Update for Windows XP (KB971314)

Brief Description

Install this update to resolve an issue in which Printer Command Language (PCL) inbox printer drivers become unsigned after you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the XPS Essentials Pack in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003.

Overview

Install this update to resolve an issue in which Printer Command Language (PCL) inbox printer drivers become unsigned after you install the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the XPS Essentials Pack in Windows XP or Windows Server 2003. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=64ae00c2-ceca-4a21-ae72-b6432781e540

Update for Windows Server 2008 (KB971029)

Brief Description

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives.

Overview

Install this update to restrict AutoRun entries in the AutoPlay dialog to only CD and DVD drives. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=9c404a99-537f-4fee-874d-e50fd6efea3b

Update for Windows Server 2003 (KB955704)

Brief Description

Install this update to add support for the exFAT file system format.

Overview

Install this update to add support for the exFAT file system format. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=94fad746-22de-4d89-aa9d-b54751261fab

Update for Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems (KB955704)

Brief Description

Install this update to add support for the exFAT file system format.

Overview

Install this update to add support for the exFAT file system format. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=2f03fffb-42b7-4a01-830f-18d77b73f87e

Update for Windows XP x64 Edition (KB955704)

Brief Description

Install this update to add support for the exFAT file system format.

Overview

Install this update to add support for the exFAT file system format. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6f69637b-41e6-4346-aa99-fcf802bd8bbd

Update for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB955704)

Brief Description

Install this update to add support for the exFAT file system format.

Overview

Install this update to add support for the exFAT file system format. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=026d782d-a3ff-4c40-a1fa-f1e4f5ae01d3

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 – Evaluation Software

Brief Description

SCVMM 2008 Evaluation Edition has been removed from this site.

Overview

For the latest SC VMM evaluation software please go to SC VMM 2008 R2 Evaluation .

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ed012990-6e86-4b43-9842-da5c02ff1c83

Deploying VPN Connections by Using Windows Powershell and Group Policy

Brief Description

Describes using a PowerShell script to create RAS connections on a client computer.

Overview

This article describes how to use Group Policy, Powershell and the Remote Access Service (RAS) application programming interfaces (APIs) to configure and deploy VPN connection settings to client computers ready for use by users. The solution also describes how the Task Scheduler service can be used to configure scripts or programs that are run whenever a VPN connection is made to the VPN server. The advantage of this solution is that it is not platform specific, and can be used on all of the currently supported versions of Windows.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ce82bbd3-948b-476b-ab2e-1a1696349905

Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2

Brief Description

Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2) delivers updates to corporate environments from Microsoft Update. This release adds new features and fixes issues found since the release of the product.

Overview

WSUS 3.0 SP2 delivers important customer-requested management, stability, and performance improvements. Some of the features and improvements include the following:

  • Integration with Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Support for the BranchCache feature in Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • Support for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 clients.
  • Compliance Report
  • Windows Update Agent (WUA) offers a collection of performance enhancements, user experience improvements, and bug fixes software updates.

WSUS 3.0 SP2 can be installed alone, or as an upgrade of WSUS 3.0 SP1.
This package installs both the WSUS 3.0 SP2 Server, WSUS 3.0 SP2 Administration Console components and WUA client for down-level operating system. You must install the server components on a computer that is running on Windows Server 2003 SP2 or later versions. You may install the Administration Console on a remote computer that is running one of the supported operating systems, see below the Supported Operating Systems section.
WSUS 3.0 SP2 Server Installation on Windows Small Business Server 2003
If you are installing the WSUS 3.0 SP2 product on Windows Small Business Server 2003, follow the instructions in Installing Windows Server Update Services 3.0 on Windows Small Business Server 2003.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a206ae20-2695-436c-9578-3403a7d46e40

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 Help

Brief Description

This download contains a standalone version of Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 SP2 Help.

Overview

The Exchange Server 2007 SP2 Help can help you in the day-to-day administration of Exchange. Use this information to guide you through Exchange Server 2007 SP2 features, tasks, and administration procedures.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=85c5ef71-6a1f-4eb0-9ff3-3feee6057e96

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Deployment Guide

Brief Description

This guide describes how to deploy Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2), including server and client workstation setup.

Overview

This guide describes how to deploy Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2). You will find a comprehensive description of how WSUS functions, as well as descriptions of WSUS scalability and bandwidth management features. This guide also offers procedures for installation and configuration of the WSUS server and how to configure client workstations and servers that will be updated by WSUS. Also included are steps for setting up a WSUS server on an isolated segment of your network and manually importing updates.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=113d4d0c-5649-4343-8244-e09e102f9706

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Operations Guide

Brief Description

This guide describes the major tasks involved in administering and troubleshooting Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2).

Overview

This guide describes how to manage Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2). You will find best practices and instructions for managing updates, maintaining client computers and groups, and running reports. This guide also offers server and client troubleshooting information.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=22395ab7-9234-4eff-b9fd-48f152459aa2

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Step By Step Guide

Brief Description

This guide provides instructions for getting started with Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2).

Overview

This guide provides detailed instructions for installing Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2) using either Windows Server Manager or the WUSSetup.exe file. This guide also contains basic setup instructions for WSUS 3.0 SP2 using either Windows Server Manager or the WSUS Server Configuration Wizard.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=df628245-8449-4b93-948c-0926deb1197a

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Features and Fixes

Brief Description

This document highlights the feature improvements and important software updates provided in the Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2) release.

Overview

This document highlights the feature improvements and important software updates provided in the Windows Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2) release.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6ab6cb3a-b2b5-436f-918f-7b6ca808717a

Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization

Brief Description

Use this tool to synchronize local directory services to Microsoft Online Services.

Overview

Use the Microsoft Online Services Directory Synchronization tool to maintain one-way directory synchronization of all user accounts and mail-enabled contacts and groups from your local Active Directory directory service to Microsoft Online Services. This product intended for use with Microsoft Online Services only.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=f536cac9-c0fb-48d1-b22c-378ba92c1c9f

Microsoft Windows Server Update Services 3.0 SP2 Release Notes

Brief Description

These release notes describe the Windows® Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2) release, including system requirements, upgrade requirements, and known issues.

Overview

These release notes describe the Windows® Server Update Services 3.0 Service Pack 2 (WSUS 3.0 SP2) release. This document contains the following sections: What’s New in This Release System Requirements for the WSUS 3.0 SP2 Server Installation Configuration Prerequisites and Best Practice Recommendations for the WSUS Server Windows Small Business Server Prerequisites System Requirements for the WSUS 3.0 SP2 Remote Console Installation System Requirements for Client Installation Upgrade Requirements and Recommendations Installing WSUS 3.0 SP2 Setup Command-line Parameters for Unattended WSUS 3.0 SP2 Installations Known Issues

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ba94a0d3-f22a-4e24-877e-6be6ce5da6d7

Linux Integration Components for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V R2

Brief Description

A set of drivers that enable synthetic device support in supported Linux virtual machines under Hyper-V.

Overview

When installed in a supported Linux virtual machine running on Hyper-V, the Linux Integration Components provide.
Driver support for synthetic devices: The Linux integration components include support for both the synthetic network controller and synthetic storage controller that have been developed specifically for Hyper-V. These components take advantage of the new high-speed bus, VMBus, which was developed for Hyper-V.
Fastpath Boot Support: Boot devices now take advantage of the storage VSC to provide enhanced performance.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c299d675-bb9f-41cf-b5eb-74d0595ccc5c

Unified Communications Phones and Peripherals Datasheet

Brief Description

This datasheet lists all of the phone and peripheral devices that are qualified to display the "Optimized for Microsoft Communicator" mark.

Overview

The powerful communication devices that are listed in this datasheet are optimized to work with Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 and Microsoft Office Communicator 2007, delivering communications solutions that are easy to deploy, use and manage.
The datasheet provides the following information about each device:

  • A thumbnail photo of the device
  • Hardware type
  • Name of the partner that produces the device
  • Product name
  • A brief description of the device
  • URL for the partner's Unified Communications landing page

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=74bd3ec0-c7dc-4111-a9b7-a9afbdc86aa9

Planning Tool for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2

Brief Description

The Planning Tool for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 provides recommended topology diagrams and hardware requirements for an organization based on information you provide to the tool.

Overview

The Planning Tool for Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 is a Windows Presentation Foundation standalone client application. The Planning Tool Wizard asks interview questions about features that the system administrator is interested in enabling in the Enterprise, as well as information about the Enterprise.
The Planning Tool uses the information gathered from the administrator to dynamically draw a recommended topology for every site that the administrator identifies. Additionally, the Planning Tool calculates the types and amounts of hardware needed across the entire Enterprise, as well as for each site. The Planning Tool also provides links to documentation of the specific planning and deployment tasks that the administrator will need in order to deploy the topology.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=fdf32585-c131-4832-8e27-67e70636c1e8

Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools (32 bit)

Brief Description

Use this tool to support migration of Microsoft Exchange to Microsoft Online Services.

Overview

Use the Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools to forward copies of your Exchange Server mail to your Exchange Online mailboxes. You can also use the Migration Tools to copy content from your Exchange Server, POP3, or IMAP4 e-mail server mailboxes to your Exchange Online mailboxes. This product intended for use with Microsoft Online Services only.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=9ed5f4c1-7f0b-4506-a214-32093af6147a

Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools (64 bit)

Brief Description

Use this tool to support migration of Microsoft Exchange to Microsoft Online Services.

Overview

Use the Microsoft Online Services Migration Tools to forward copies of your Exchange Server mail to your Exchange Online mailboxes. You can also use the Migration Tools to copy content from your Exchange Server, POP3, or IMAP4 e-mail server mailboxes to your Exchange Online mailboxes. This product intended for use with Microsoft Online Services only.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5547634c-5e49-4dbd-b6b0-457b38a75f33

Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2

Brief Description

Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 is a stand-alone hyper-visor based virtualization product which includes Live migration.

Overview

Microsoft® Hyper-V™ Server 2008 R2 is a stand-alone product that provides a reliable and optimized virtualization solution enabling organizations to improve server utilization and reduce costs. With the addition of new features such as live migration and expanded processor and memory support for host systems, it allows organizations to consolidate workloads onto a single physical server and is a good solution for organizations who are consolidating servers as well as for development and test environments.
By having the ability to plug into existing IT infrastructures Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 enables companies to reduce costs, improve utilization and provision new servers. It allows IT professionals to leverage existing patching, provisioning, management and support tools and processes. IT Professionals can continue to leverage their individual skills and the collective knowledge of Microsoft tools, minimizing the learning curve to manage Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. In addition, with Microsoft providing comprehensive support for Microsoft applications and heterogeneous guest operating systems support, customers can virtualize with confidence and peace of mind.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=48359dd2-1c3d-4506-ae0a-232d0314ccf6

Microsoft Product Support Reports

Brief Description

Download the scripted system configuration gathering tools. The Microsoft Product Support Reports utility facilitates the gathering of critical system and logging information used in troubleshooting support issues.

Overview

The Microsoft Product Support Reporting Tool facilitates the gathering of critical system and logging information used in troubleshooting support issues. This information helps diagnose problems in the software quicker and provide solutions.
The tool offers the ability to select the particular scenarios for which system configuration data will be collected: General, Internet and Networking, Business Networks, Server Components, Windows Update Services, Exchange Servers and SQL and other Data Stores (MDAC) . Depending on the particular system configuration and the categories selected, Microsoft Product Support Reports might take between 7 to 25 minutes or more to complete the data collection. Please read the readme.txt files for more details about the information collected by each category.
There are two executables, that correspond to each specific OS architecture, 32 or 64 bit. Please make sure to download the version that correspond to your system architecture.
You may install and use an unlimited number of copies of MPSReports solely for the purpose of gathering system information necessary for your support professional to provide you with technical support services requested by you. All other purposes are not supported by Microsoft. Please refer to the EULA for more detailed information regarding your usage rights.
Important Notes
MPSReports require the installation of additional prerequisites in order to be executed, as listed in the System Requirements section.
Although we do our best for the reporting tool to run without making any registry changes or modifications to the operating system or revert back any changes temporarily performed by the scripts or tools used during the collection, we have identified that under some circumstances the Powershell ExecutionPolicy is not reverted back to the default RemoteSigned value used for most Server configurations. This might need to be changed manually for some Server applications to work after running MPSReports. Please read the following technet content for more information and how-to for more information and how-to

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=cebf3c7c-7ca5-408f-88b7-f9c79b7306c0

Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Documentation

Brief Description

Use this page to find technical documentation to help you understand, plan, deploy, and operate Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 servers.

Overview

The full set of Office Communications Server 2007 R2 documentation is contained in the download file named Communications_Server_2007_R2_Documentation.chm.
IMPORTANT  See Additional Information for important information about circumstances under which a CHM file will not display correctly, and how to resolve the issue.
Selected, high-value sections of the documentation are also provided as separate Word documents for IT Pros who are interested in specific topical areas. Topics covered include:

  • New server and new client features
  • Planning and architecture
  • Deploying Certificates (applies to both Office Communications Server 2007 and 2007 R2)
  • Deploying Enterprise and Standard Edition
  • Deploying specific types of servers and some related technologies, such as load balancers, including Monitoring Server, Archiving Server, Group Chat Server, and Edge servers
  • Deploying features, including Enterprise Voice, dial-in conferencing, and Response Group Service
  • Upgrading from the Evaluation Edition to a full released version
  • Migration from Live Communications Server 2005 or Office Communications Server 2007
  • Administering Office Communications Server 2007 R2, Communicator Web Access, and Group Chat
  • Backup and restoration
  • Security
  • Troubleshooting
  • A reference guide for using the command-line to deploy and manage Office Communications Server 2007 R2
  • A glossary of unified communications terms used in the documentation
  • A documentation roadmap

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e9f86f96-aa09-4dca-9088-f64b4f01c703

Location Aware Printing

Brief Description

Provides a brief tour of the new Location Aware Printing feature in Windows 7 (available in Windows 7 Professional or higher).

Overview

The Location Aware Printing Walkthrough provides a brief tour of the new Location Aware Printing feature in Windows 7 (available in Windows 7 Professional or higher). These instructions assume that your computer is connected to at least two networks. Location Aware Printing Frequently Asked Questions answers questions about using the Location Aware Printing feature in Windows 7.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=0c4f885a-8f14-446f-bfbc-5f7cd5b4c056

Location Aware Printing Frequently Asked Questions

Brief Description

Answers questions about using the Location Aware Printing feature in Windows 7.

Overview

This topic answers questions about using the Location Aware Printing feature in Windows 7.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ba7135e4-6a68-4762-8591-0cc67260417d

Location Aware Printing Walkthrough

Brief Description

Provide a brief tour of the new Location Aware Printing feature in Windows 7.

Overview

The step-by-step instructions in this walkthrough provide a brief tour of the new Location Aware Printing feature in Windows 7 (available in Windows 7 Professional or higher).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=4aff7374-259b-453a-9bcc-94bbcd029522

Windows 7 HomeGroup Walkthrough

Brief Description

Provides a brief tour of the HomeGroup feature in Windows 7.

Overview

The step-by-step instructions in this walkthrough provide a brief tour of the new HomeGroup feature in Windows 7. These instructions assume that you have two computers running Windows 7 and at least one computer is running Windows 7 Home Premium or better on the same network, and neither computer is already a member of a homegroup or are joined to a domain.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=0fc656a0-1a37-47a4-a939-1b1a859fddc5

Windows Internet Explorer 8

Brief Description

Highlights how Internet Explorer 8 makes browsing faster, easier, and safer .

Overview

This article highlights ways that Internet Explorer 8 makes browsing faster, easier, and safer than earlier versions of Internet Explorer.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=8ddfb9f8-3d3d-4b7a-a81b-a8725582b61a

Organizing with Windows 7 Libraries

Brief Description

Windows 7 Libraries make finding, organizing, and accessing files fast and easy.

Overview

This document explains how Windows 7 Libraries can make finding, organizing, and accessing files fast and easy.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=5f722151-8c66-44c1-bcdc-9c22b59a1e77

Office Communications Server 2007 R2 VHD

Brief Description

This download comes as a pre-configured VHD. This download enables you evaluate Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 for 60 days.

Overview

Start evaluating Office Communications Server today. Office Communications Server 2007 R2 delivers streamlined communications for your users so they can find and communicate with the right person, right now, from the applications they use most (like Office Outlook).
Two (2) additional modules Group Chat and OCS QMS (Quality of Experience Monitoring Server) have been added and are now available for download. These modules must be domain joined to the Fabrikam domain prior to full and proper usage. See the additional release notes for complete details.
Note:
1. This trial software is intended for evaluation purposes only.
2. There is no product support for this trial. You are welcome to share your trial experience with others and to ask for advice by participating in the forums.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=3ae2a175-d534-4d7f-ad9d-664a448eac31

Certificate Enrollment Web Services in Windows Server 2008 R2

Brief Description

This paper explains how certificate enrollment Web services work in Windows Server 2008 R2. It also provides deployment guidance for certificate enrollment Web services in new and existing Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployments.

Overview

To provide certificate enrollment in a broader set of deployment scenarios, Microsoft developed a new enrollment protocol based on WS-Trust and two new role services in Windows Server 2008 R2 based on this protocol. The new services use HTTP based messaging over a TLS encrypted transport and do not depend solely on Kerberos for authentication. This enables automatic enrollment from Windows 7 clients to be used across forest boundaries and over the web. The two new role services are called Certificate Enrollment Policy Web Service (the policy service) and Certificate Enrollment Web Service (the enrollment service). These Web services, respectively, enable certificate policy retrieval and certificate enrollment over HTTPS. This guide explains the deployment scenarios, requirements, and recommended configurations, and offers step by step procedures to help you install and configure the new role services.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=28b910f8-6374-48dd-a897-11fff62ab795

Solutions & Solution Development

Internet Explorer 8 Web Slice Tutorials

Brief Description

Source code for the Web Slice Tutorial topic on MSDN.

Overview

In these short lessons, you will learn how to add Web Slices to an existing Web page. You start with a Web page that contains a fictitious conference schedule, a weather report, and ticket auction for a hit Broadway musical. Initially, the page contains one simple Web Slice, but you will gradually implement additional functionality.
For the complete tutorial, see Web Slices Tutorials.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=39b4f99d-0f77-4ef6-9ce7-f834f6920827

Microsoft Forecaster 7.0 Hot Fix 3

Brief Description

Microsoft Forecaster 7.0 is a financial budgeting and planning product focused on the needs of the middle market.

Overview

Microsoft Forecaster works with a variety of general ledgers—including Microsoft Dynamics products—to automate and simplify the budgeting and planning process. In addition, this intuitive budgeting software looks like and integrates with the productivity software your people already use, making the budgeting and planning process accessible to more key players in your organization.
For more information, go to: Microsoft Forecaster 7.0.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6ad7daa9-3937-4fff-8184-e0a6f7277867

Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2) SDK August 2009

Brief Description

This release of the Exchange 2007 SP2 Software Development Kit (SDK) provides new and updated documentation and samples to help you build applications that use Exchange 2007 SP2.

Overview

The Exchange 2007 SP2 SDK will help you build applications for Exchange 2007 SP2. This release of the SDK provides new and updated information and sample code. See the What's New topic for information about what is new for the August 2009 release. The Readme file contains installation instructions for and late-breaking information about the Exchange 2007 SP2 SDK.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=64e48818-2694-4e46-bac4-62d41dd974af

Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image

Brief Description

VPC Hard Disk Images for testing websites with different Internet Explorer versions on Windows XP and Windows Vista

Overview

This download page contains different VPC images, depending on what you want to test.

  • IE6-XPSP3.exe contains a Windows XP SP3 with IE6 VHD file. Expires January 1, 2010
  • IE7-XPSP3.exe contains a Windows XP SP3 with IE7 VHD file. Expires January 1, 2010
  • IE8-XPSP3.exe contains a Windows XP SP3 with IE8 VHD file. Expires January 1, 2010
  • IE7-VIS1.exe+IE7-VIS2.rar+IE7-VIS3.rar contain a Vista Image with IE7 VHD file. Expires 120 days after first run.
  • IE8-VIS1.exe+IE8-VIS2.rar+IE8-VIS3.rar+IE8-VIS4.rar contain a Vista Image with IE8 VHD file. Expires 120 days after first run.

Note: For The Vista image, you will need files in that set, downloaded and in the same directory, then run the EXE in the root directory.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=21eabb90-958f-4b64-b5f1-73d0a413c8ef

Nucleus Research Guidebook for patterns & practices 2009

Brief Description

Nucleus Research Guidebook for patterns & practices 2009

Overview

Nucleus Research have created a guidebook evaluating customer experiences using patterns & practices and suggesting best practices and areas of value when evaluating patterns & practices offerings.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=9196245c-2692-46cf-ad2a-7342c87ec23b

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b58fd2f6-ec84-4348-a483-078b64788d62

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista x64 Edition (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=1e65ecbf-7c62-45ee-94eb-ea8511d82104

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 Release Candidate for x64-based Systems (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=cd5be750-285d-4c85-8ffa-9ffec30ea69d

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows XP (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a9702c3d-4296-4c1a-a0d1-403aed05b18c

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 Release Candidate (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=45a5265e-90c4-4c43-8618-20b1f9f1a989

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=a33990d4-2076-4cde-b7a0-7e3d5d7457d3

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=ffc6cac1-4796-4bd5-a6c6-f555aad1e28a

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows 7 (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e833de41-a74d-4544-bea5-cd83b9a0a230

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=168050ca-1571-4041-aabd-a9236a0b0562

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate for Itanium-based Systems (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=f1bf1338-8165-4680-b89e-b1eef64667fb

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=75c88206-fa88-4456-b381-6f45f1649c24

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=411f4dfa-b97f-4670-9af4-1eaf38c14676

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Vista (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=86e48a77-f376-4aa2-9a8b-963b4ea59c46

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate x64 Edition (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b6d7f4e4-1dbd-4fd6-a614-9257d0b15891

Update for Internet Explorer 8 Compatibility View List for Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition (KB973874)

Brief Description

This update helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8. To take advantage of this update, you must have “Include updated website lists from Microsoft” selected in Internet Explorer’s Compatibility View Settings.

Overview

Windows Internet Explorer 8 improves browser interoperability and advances the Web by delivering a better implementation of Web standards. While this is a move in the right direction, users might encounter compatibility issues with some sites that still rely on the behavior of previous versions of Internet Explorer. Microsoft understands the shift towards standards compatibility with Internet Explorer 8 may take some time to complete for each organization or webmaster. To bridge this transition, we offer the Compatibility View list. The list helps make websites designed for older browsers look better in Internet Explorer 8.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=773cae29-7487-4349-a0e8-31c7019a3940

Business Portal for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Software Development Kit (SDK)

Brief Description

This page contains the download for the SDK for use with Business Portal for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0.

Overview

This SDK describes how to customize and create integrations for Business Portal for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0. The primary focus of this documentation is how to customize and create integrations for the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server version of Business Portal. Some of the customization and integration techniques can be used with the Windows SharePoint Services version of Business Portal.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=d304e551-36a1-4ef7-a280-8fa70a51183a

PHP on Windows Training Kit (August 2009)

Brief Description

The PHP on Windows Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including demos and hands-on labs to help you understand how to build PHP applications using Windows, IIS 7 and SQL Server 2008.

Overview

NOTE: August 2009 release updated to support Win7 RTM
The PHP on Windows Training Kit includes a comprehensive set of technical content including demos and hands-on labs to help you understand how to build PHP applications using Windows, IIS 7 and SQL Server 2008. This release includes the following:
PHP & SQL Server Demos

  • Integrating SQL Server Geo-Spatial with PHP
  • SQL Server Reporting Services and PHP

PHP & SQL Server Hands On Labs

  • Introduction to Using SQL Server with PHP
  • Using Full Text Search over Office Documents in PHP

PHP on Windows Hands On Labs

  • IIS Access Control Features for PHP
  • Using IIS 7.0 Media Features in a PHP Application
  • Troubleshooting PHP
  • Migrating PHP Applications to IIS 7.0

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c8498c9b-a85a-4afa-90c0-593d0e4850cb

Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Tools Documentation: Extender

Brief Description

Extender User's Guide and Help
This documentation describes how to use Extender, which is a customization and integration tool that you can use to modify Microsoft Dynamics GP applications.

Overview

You can use this page to download the following documentation components:

  • Extender User's Guide (ExtenderUsersGuide.pdf or ExtenderUsersGuide.xps): Explains how to use Extender, which you can use to extend the functionality of Microsoft Dynamics GP.
  • Extender Help (extstd.exe): Includes the Extender User's Guide in HTML Help format, with additional help for Extender windows. The Help is in .chm file format.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=d2a199fd-8969-4089-b8a0-1876ec1ec072

Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Tools Documentation: Developer Toolkit

Brief Description

eConnect, Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP, and Web Services for Microsoft Dynamics GP Manuals and Help
This documentation describes how to use the Developer Toolkit for Microsoft Dynamics GP, which you can use to build Microsoft .Net-based solutions, customizations, and extensions.

Overview

You can use this page to download the following documentation components.
Help files (Developer Toolkit Help Files.exe)
This .exe file includes the following Help files:

  • Microsoft Dynamics GP Web Service Reference (DynamicsGPWebServiceRef.chm): Contains detailed information about the operations, classes, enumerations, and policies that are available in the Dynamics GP Web service.
  • Microsoft Dynamics Security Service Reference (DynamicsSecurityWebServiceRef.chm): Contains detailed information about the operations and classes that are available in the Dynamics Security Web service.
  • eConnect Programmer's Guide and Reference Help (eConnectProgrammersGuide.chm): Includes the eConnect Programmer's Guide in HTML Help format.

Manuals in PDF or XPS format (Developer Toolkit Manuals PDF.exe or Developer Toolkit Manuals XPS.exe)
These .exe files include the following manuals:

  • eConnect Installation and Administration Guide (eConnectInstallAdminGuide.pdf or eConnectInstallAdminGuide.xps): Describes how to install eConnect and configure the eConnect services, and includes maintenance and troubleshooting information.
  • eConnect Programmer's Guide (eConnectProgrammersGuide.pdf or eConnectProgrammersGuide.xps): Describes the eConnect schema and XML documents, explains how to use the eConnect .NET assemblies, and explains how to supplement or modify the eConnect business rules. Also includes information about the sample applications that are included with an eConnect SDK installation.
  • Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP Programmer’s Guide (VSTDGPProgrammersGuide.pdf or VSTDGPProgrammersGuide.xps): Explains how to install Visual Studio Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP and use the tools to create integrating applications for Microsoft Dynamics GP. Also includes reference information about the resources you can access with the tools, and examples of integrations.
  • Web Services Installation and Administration Guide (WSInstallAdminGuide.pdf or WSInstallAdminGuide.xps): Explains how to install, administer, and run the Web services so they can be used by applications that integrate with Microsoft Dynamics GP. Also explains how to manage security for the Web services.
  • Web Services Programmer's Guide (WSProgrammersGuide.pdf or WSProgrammersGuide.xps): Explains how to use the Web services in your application development and includes information about the sample applications and extending the Web services.

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Excel 2007 Document: Designing SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services Cubes for Excel 2007 PivotTables

Brief Description

This document outlines how to improve the end-user experience by optimizing the cube design for Microsoft Office Excel 2007 PivotTable dynamic views.

Overview

Microsoft Office Excel 2007 takes advantage of most of the features in Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services. To take full advantage of these features, it is important to keep in mind the end-user experience in Office Excel 2007 when you are designing cubes.
This document outlines how you can create a good end-user experience by optimizing the cube design for Office Excel 2007 PivotTable dynamic views.

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Update Rollup 6 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 (KB 970148)

Brief Description

Microsoft has released Update Rollup 6. This is a tested, cumulative set of updates for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0. It includes performance enhancements that are packaged together for easy deployment.

Overview

Microsoft has released Update Rollup 6 for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Server, Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Microsoft Office Outlook, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Data Migration Manager, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Language Pack, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 E-mail Router.
For more information about this release, see Microsoft Knowledge Base article 970148:
Update Rollup 6 is available for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0
To maintain parity between the application components of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, this update rollup includes packages for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 Server, Microsoft Dynamics CRM for Outlook, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Data Migration Manager, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Language Packs, and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 E-mail Router.

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Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 code name "R2" - August 2009 Community Technical Preview - DVD ISO Image File

Brief Description

Microsoft Commerce Server 2009 code name "R2" - August 2009 CTP is the third pre-release build of the next version of Commerce Server. Please note that this pre-release build is not feature complete.

Overview

Important We invite you to install this pre-release version of Commerce Server 2009 “R2” into a non-production environment to learn how Commerce Server 2009 “R2” provides an improved business management experience, enhanced cross-channel enablement with 3-tier development and deployment support, and a more streamlined deployment experience. It is recommended that you install this pre-release on a clean machine and consult the Installation Guide for manual steps required.
The August CTP release includes the following new features:

  • Multi-tier development support
  • Business Administration Ribbon
  • Integrated template pack
  • Configuration wizard

Note: Given the pre-release nature of this release, not all functionality is currently available. The release is for evaluation purposes only and is not intended to be used in a production environment. The August CTP will not function after March 31, 2010.

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Open XML SDK 2.0 for Microsoft Office

Brief Description

August 2009 Community Technical Preview (CTP)
This download provides strongly typed part and content classes for use with Open XML documents.

Overview

Open XML is an open ECMA 376 standard and is also approved as the ISO/IEC 29500 standard that defines a set of XML schemas for representing spreadsheets, charts, presentations, and word processing documents. Microsoft Office Word 2007, Excel 2007, and PowerPoint 2007 all use Open XML as the default file format.
The Open XML file formats are useful for developers because they use an open standard and are based on well-known technologies: ZIP and XML.
The Open XML SDK 2.0 for Microsoft Office is built on top of the System.IO.Packaging API and provides strongly typed part classes to manipulate Open XML documents. The SDK also uses the .NET Framework Language-Integrated Query (LINQ) technology to provide strongly typed object access to the XML content inside the parts of Open XML documents.
The Open XML SDK 2.0 simplifies the task of manipulating Open XML packages and the underlying Open XML schema elements within a package. The Open XML Application Programming Interface (API) encapsulates many common tasks that developers perform on Open XML packages, so you can perform complex operations with just a few lines of code.

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Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP 5.2 - Beta

Brief Description

The Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP is a PHP accelerator that is used to significantly increase the speed of PHP code running on Windows Operating System.

Overview

The Windows Cache Extension for PHP is a PHP accelerator that is used to significantly increase the speed of PHP code running on the Windows Operating System. The extension increases PHP performance by:

  1. Caching the contents of PHP script files in shared memory, which helps to reduce the amount of file system I/O operations that is performed by the PHP engine. This is especially important when the PHP scripts are located on a remote UNC file share.
  2. Caching the mappings between the relative file paths and corresponding absolute file paths. This reduces the amount of requests to file system when PHP scripts perform any file operations by using relative file paths.
  3. Caching the compiled PHP opcode in shared memory to avoid the overhead of parsing and compiling the PHP source code for every request.

IMPORTANT: The Windows Cache Extension for PHP can only be used with the non-thread-safe builds of PHP.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6feb7f6a-7dcb-4083-bb7a-d8b22ba2d3d8

Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP 5.3 - Beta

Brief Description

The Windows Cache Extension 1.0 for PHP is a PHP accelerator that is used to increase the speed of PHP code running on Windows Operating System.

Overview

The Windows Cache Extension for PHP is a PHP accelerator that is used to increase the speed of PHP code running on the Windows Operating System. The extension increases PHP performance by:

  1. Caching the contents of PHP script files in shared memory, which helps to reduce the amount of file system I/O operations that is performed by the PHP engine. This is especially important when the PHP scripts are located on a remote UNC file share.
  2. Caching the mappings between the relative file paths and corresponding absolute file paths. This reduces the amount of requests to file system when PHP scripts perform any file operations by using relative file paths.
  3. Caching the compiled PHP opcode in shared memory to avoid the overhead of parsing and compiling the PHP source code for every request.

IMPORTANT: The Windows Cache Extension for PHP can only be used with the non-thread-safe builds of PHP.

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SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1

Brief Description

Download SQL Server 2008 SP1.

Overview

SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1) is now available. You can use these packages to upgrade any SQL Server 2008 edition.
Note:We remain committed to our plans to keep service packs contained, focusing on essential updates only, primarily a Roll-up of Cumulative Update 1 to 3, Quick Fix Engineering (QFE) updates, as well as fixes to issues reported through the SQL Server community. While keeping product changes contained, we have made significant investments to ease deployment and management of Service Packs:

  • Slipstream – You are now able to integrate the base installation with service packs (or Hotfixes) and install in a single step.
  • Service Pack Uninstall – You are now able to uninstall only the Service Pack (without removing the whole instance)
  • Report Builder 2.0 Click Once capability

For more information about SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 1, please review the Release Notes.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=66ab3dbb-bf3e-4f46-9559-ccc6a4f9dc19

2007 Office System Sample: Open XML Format SDK 2.0 Code Snippets for Visual Studio 2008

Brief Description

Download this package to install Open XML Format SDK 2.0 code snippets for use with Visual Studio 2008.

Overview

The 2007 Microsoft® Office system introduces a new file format that is based on XML called Open XML Formats. Microsoft Office Word 2007, Microsoft Office Excel® 2007, and Microsoft Office PowerPoint® 2007 all use these formats as the default file format. Open XML formats are useful for developers as they are an open standard and based on well-known technologies (ZIP and XML). Microsoft provides a library for accessing these files as part of the WinFX technologies in the System.IO.Packaging namespace. This namespace is included in the Windows base assembly. To make it simpler to interact with the System.IO.Packaging namespace, Microsoft has created the Open XML SDK 2.0. The snippets in this download use the Open XML SDK 2.0 to accomplish many tasks involving Microsoft Excel 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, and Microsoft Word 2007 documents. You can use the enclosed code snippets with the Microsoft Visual Studio® 2008 Code Snippet Manager. Each snippet provides unique functionality that you can reuse within an application. This download provides snippets written in Microsoft Visual Basic.NET® and Microsoft C#® development languages. The snippets in this download use the Open XML SDK 2.0 to accomplish many tasks involving Microsoft Excel 2007, Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, and Microsoft Word 2007 documents. Download and install these snippets to your Visual Studio code snippet folder and use them with the Visual Studio Code Snippets Manager.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=78bea298-a3f9-44cf-bde0-b4f30dc986df

Windows Embedded CE 6.0 Monthly Update (August 2009)

Brief Description

Download this set of updates for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 released during the period of August 1 - August 31, 2009. These updates are fixes for Windows Embedded CE operating system problems you run into during the development and maintenance of your custom platform.

Overview

This is a set of updates for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 released during the period of August 1 - August 31, 2009. These Microsoft Windows Embedded CE updates are fixes for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 operating system problems you run into during the development and maintenance of your custom platform. To qualify for consideration for an update, a problem needs to cause an excessive amount of work and not have a reasonable workaround.
For complete details regarding the updates in this release, please download the Windows Embedded CE 6.0_Update_090831_2009M08.htm file below.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=09faa369-4899-4568-9996-e629e03f1baa

Windows 7 Application Compatibility

Brief Description

Understand the impact of application compatibility on your environment and how you can address application compatibility concerns.

Overview

TTis document can help you understand the impact of application compatibility on your environment and how you can address application compatibility concerns.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6893c7ce-5c75-45ae-9b6f-18f202420f2b

Rapid Implementation Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 Service Pack 4

Brief Description

Tested with English, US-only. Updated download - April 21st, 2009
Latest release includes upgraded Rapid Migration Tool functionality. Maintenance release which includes Auto Assign Account Numbers functionality.

Overview

The Rapid Implementation Tools for Microsoft Dynamics GP 10.0 include two tools designed to shorten deployment time and enable greater Partner productivity by reducing the time required for routine implementation tasks. These tools are also designed to work with the Microsoft Dynamics Sure Step Methodology.
The Rapid Configuration Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP quickly configures core application setup data to meet specific business needs. By using one of thirteen available industry templates, or a customized configuration template created in Microsoft Office Excel 2007, a new Microsoft Dynamics GP company can be configured easily within the intuitive user interface. Settings and data such as the chart of accounts, fiscal years, payment terms, shipping methods, taxes, core financial and distribution module setup, and more can be quickly set up using this tool.
The Rapid Migration Tool for Microsoft Dynamics GP quickly converts key Intuit QuickBooks company data to Microsoft Dynamics GP within an easy-to-use interface. Customers using QuickBooks Pro (2003 - 2008), Premier (2003 - 2008), or Enterprise (3.0 - 8.0) benefit from the tool's ability to efficiently migrate the following data:
Master Records: Accounts (including opening balances), Customers, Vendors, Items, Employees
Open Transactions*: Sales Orders, Purchase Orders, Payables, Receivables, Inventory (including inventory levels)
Configuration Settings: Company Address, Customer Type, Payment Terms, Shipping Methods, Sales Tax, Vendor Type, Fiscal Years
*Note: Open transactions include those transactions not yet fully paid or applied. Transactions that have been fully paid and/or applied to another document are not migrated. Before proceeding, download the Rapid Implementation Tools help documents available on this page for complete, detailed instructions on installing and using these tools.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=d9dfa747-63da-4cac-b92d-28bb24192c1d

Virtualizing Windows Essential Business Server

Brief Description

This document provides guidance for virtualizing Windows® Essential Business Server (EBS) 2008 using the Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V™ technology.

Overview

Server virtualization enables multiple operating systems to run on a single physical server as virtual machines. With server virtualization, you can consolidate the workloads of multiple servers onto a smaller number of fully utilized servers. Fewer servers can reduce hardware, energy, and management costs. By using the Microsoft® Hyper-V™ technology in the Windows Server® 2008 operating system, you can run a virtualized instance of Windows® Essential Business Server on a single server or several servers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=933b2eb6-f3bb-47c1-a227-13bb2ccc0a94

Microsoft Silverlight 3 Offline Documentation

Brief Description

This package contains the developer documentation for Silverlight 3.

Overview

This package contains the developer documentation for Silverlight 3.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=0a9773a7-c854-41fa-b73d-535abfb73baf

Security, Policy & Compliance

KMS Setup in Windows 7

Brief Description

Learn how to set up the KMS host on Windows® 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 computer, activate KMS clients with the KMS host, and review activation status.

Overview

Learn how to set up the KMS host on Windows® 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 computer, activate KMS clients with the KMS host, and review activation status.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=fda49c1f-475e-42d0-92ae-6f7edb802f3e

Troubleshooting activation

Brief Description

Understand volume activation in windows vista and windows server 2008, learn how to troubleshoot volume activation.

Overview

Learn how Volume Activation 2.0 supports new types of license keys and several new modes of activation for customers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=78fcf22e-b243-4ee1-bc42-9110feae8b82

Best Practices in Planning for and Deploying Volume Activation

Brief Description

View this webcast to learn about the best practices for integrating Volume Activation into your enterprise deployment and management efforts. Read about lessons learned from dealing with license activation in a variety of environments, including networked, isolated, roaming, branch office, development, and test.

Overview

View this webcast to learn about the best practices for integrating Volume Activation into your enterprise deployment and management efforts. Read about lessons learned from dealing with license activation in a variety of environments, including networked, isolated, roaming, branch office, development, and test.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e8d137dc-2fdb-4bf9-a3b9-fc079e4b4609

Understanding Activation and Validation in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Brief Description

Learn how volume activation supports new types of license keys and several new modes of activation for customers in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

Overview

Learn how volume activation supports new types of license keys and several new modes of activation for customers in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e0525726-fe17-45bf-8b3a-04c30fcfdd6c

VAMT 1.2 Reporting

Brief Description

Using VAMT to customize reports, troubleshoot and help manage volume activated systems

Overview

Learn how VAMT reporting can be customized, how the tool has aids for problem resolution and understanding remaining activations on a key and how exported data can be used with other tools such as excel for further analysis.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=7871cfbc-ddbd-4ad9-8616-c3ca3a9c7b46

Top 5 Product Key Activation Challenges IT Pro Encountered and Solved

Brief Description

Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2008 include some significant changes relating to product activation over Windows® XP and Windows Server 2003. These changes, while simple, often caused concerns and operational challenges for IT Pros in deploying Windows.

Overview

Windows Vista® and Windows Server® 2008 include some significant changes relating to product activation over Windows® XP and Windows Server 2003. These changes, while simple, often caused concerns and operational challenges for IT Pros in deploying Windows.
Microsoft® product support services identified the following to be the most common product activation related issues encountered by various customers who are evaluating and or deploying Windows Vista (or Windows Server 2008). Understanding these issues will help you and your team to manage the activation changes more effectively and optimize your deployment experience.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=8300a9c7-48c0-4ca8-9f1e-91d8ce02abd8

VAMT 1.2 MAK Activation

Brief Description

MAK independent proxy and Confirmation ID activation using VAMT

Overview

Learn about the process of completing MAK activations, watching this demo. First doing a MAK Independent activation then a MAK proxy activation and finally reactivating a machine without decrementing the activation key count by using a the confirmation id established in a previous activation.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=2b6c36ef-06db-4dd5-a216-5ec057e29fd6

Top 10 Things You Should Know About Genuine Windows

Brief Description

Microsoft is educating customers and partners on Genuine software, in effort to protect them from counterfeit and pirated software. Are you familiar with the concepts of 'Genuine Windows' or 'Genuine Microsoft Software'? Learn more about what it means to become 'Genuine' and get an overview of product activation, validation, licensing and compliance.

Overview

Microsoft is educating customers and partners on Genuine software, in effort to protect them from counterfeit and pirated software. Are you familiar with the concepts of 'Genuine Windows' or 'Genuine Microsoft Software'? Learn more about what it means to become 'Genuine' and get an overview of product activation, validation, licensing and compliance.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=f6990722-9943-459b-9a73-aea9369251b6

VAMT 1.2 Overview

Brief Description

VAMT 1.2 features and capabilities

Overview

Learn the basic features of VAMT and how VAMT is now delivered in the Windows Automated Installation Kit (AIK).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=b66798b8-6b4e-45f6-a16c-0a8c1e60f0c6

VAMT 1.2 Firewall Setup

Brief Description

Configuring Windows client firewall to allow volume activation management tool (VAMT) access

Overview

Learn how to configure the windows firewall on a Windows 7 client in order to allow access to the Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) for managing the systems volume activation.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=c73fe063-c9d7-4bfe-aab1-ef475834610f

Volume Activation Operations Guide Windows 7

Brief Description

Get operational guidance around management tools, troubleshooting, recovering from unlicensed states, resolving non-genuine software issues, and managing each method of Volume Activation.

Overview

This guide contains information to help customers manage the activation of the Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating system volume editions in their environment. Topics include management tools, troubleshooting, recovering from unlicensed states, resolving non-genuine software issues, and managing each method of Microsoft® Volume Activation.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=83279f06-79b0-404e-addd-2473567c126e

Volume Activation in Disconnected Environment Guide Windows 7

Brief Description

This guide is for IT pros maintaining the Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating systems in disconnected environments. It describes activation techniques for operating systems in environments with no Internet connectivity.

Overview

Product activation is the process of validating software with the manufacturer. Activation confirms the genuine status of a product and that the product key is not compromised. It is analogous to the activation of credit cards or new mobile phones. Activation establishes a relationship between the software’s product key and a particular installation of that software on a device.
Volume Activation is a configurable solution that helps IT pros automate and manage the product-activation process on computers running the Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems licensed under a Microsoft® Volume Licensing program and other programs that provide Volume Licensing editions of Windows. This guide provides information to assist in a Volume Activation deployment specifically for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems in disconnected networks, such as branch offices and high-security zones within a production environment.
Volume Activation provides two models for completing volume activations: Key Management Service (KMS) and Multiple Activation Key (MAK). KMS allows organizations to activate systems within their own network, while MAK activates systems on a one-time basis using Microsoft’s hosted activation services. Customers can use either or both models to activate systems in their disconnected environment. For more information about both activation models, see the Volume Activation Planning Guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=155926, the Volume Activation Deployment Guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150083, the Volume Activation Operations Guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150084, and the Volume Activation Technical Reference Guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=152550.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=6e6c2553-e3da-4bd4-bef3-ffcd80e7cc56

Notifications Experience in Windows 7 for End Users

Brief Description

Learn about Windows activation notifications experience in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for enterprise customers and ways to resolve them.

Overview

Learn about Windows activation notifications experience in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 for enterprise customers and ways to resolve them.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=26617560-7d12-4f7e-a7b9-a78c3e582d18

Windows 7 Improvements in Volume Activation Datasheet

Brief Description

Learn about the latest improvements in volume activation in Windows ® 7, including enhanced user experience, improved efficiency and activation process as part of deployment.

Overview

Learn about the latest improvements in volume activation in Windows ® 7, including enhanced user experience, improved efficiency and activation process as part of deployment.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=d3956d05-8666-42db-87a5-6883953059a1

Product Activation in Development Environment in Windows 7

Brief Description

This guide is for IT pros maintaining the Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating systems in disconnected environments. It describes activation techniques for operating systems in environments with no Internet connectivity.

Overview

Product activation is the process of validating software with the manufacturer. Activation confirms the genuine status of a product and that the product key is not compromised. It is analogous to the activation of credit cards or new mobile phones. Activation establishes a relationship between the software’s product key and a particular installation of that software on a device.
Volume Activation is a configurable solution that helps IT pros automate and manage the product-activation process on computers running the Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems licensed under a Microsoft® Volume Licensing program and other programs that provide Volume Licensing editions of Windows. This guide provides information to assist in a Volume Activation deployment specifically for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems in disconnected networks, such as branch offices and high-security zones within a production environment.
Volume Activation provides two models for completing volume activations: Key Management Service (KMS) and Multiple Activation Key (MAK). KMS allows organizations to activate systems within their own network, while MAK activates systems on a one-time basis using Microsoft’s hosted activation services. Customers can use either or both models to activate systems in their disconnected environment. For more information about both activation models, see the Volume Activation Planning Guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=155926, the Volume Activation Deployment Guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150083, the Volume Activation Operations Guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=150084, and the Volume Activation Technical Reference Guide at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=152550.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=737aa964-f6f5-43bd-94e7-4d9cae674537

Top 7 Things You Need to Know About Activation BDM

Brief Description

Two page overview guide on top 7 things you need to know about volume activation in Windows 7 for business decision makers.

Overview

Two page overview guide on top 7 things you need to know about volume activation in Windows 7 for business decision makers.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=e096ef67-752e-40df-8a26-766a70d2b5cb

Activation Technologies in Windows 7 Overview Guide

Brief Description

This document outlines the activation and validation experience in Windows 7 and provides more information for customers interested in learning about activation, validation, and genuine Windows.

Overview

Software piracy is one of the most significant problems facing the software industry globally. It not only has an impact on the global economy but it affects legitimate businesses that have to compete with those selling counterfeit software. With Windows® 7, Microsoft® has enhanced its Software Protection Platform by expanding on its Windows Activation Technologies. These enhanced technologies bring anti-piracy innovations, counterfeit detection practices, and tamper resistance into a complete platform that provides improved software protection. The need for these technologies continues to grow as the risks of counterfeit software become increasingly damaging to individuals, organizations, and the software industry at large.
This document outlines the activation and validation experience in Windows 7 and provides more information for customers interested in learning about activation , validation, and genuine Windows.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=7c7ffab9-c63b-4ae2-8315-937d2b60d2c5

Volume Activation Planning Guide Windows 7

Brief Description

Learn how incorporate activation in your deployment plans for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2—as well as Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.

Overview

Volume Activation is a configurable solution that helps IT pros automate and manage the product-activation process on computers that are running the Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems licensed under a Microsoft® Volume Licensing program and other programs that provide Volume License editions of Windows. This guide provides planning steps and scenarios to assist in planning a Volume Activation deployment specifically for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems.
Note This document provides Volume Activation planning guidance for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems. However, this guide does address interoperability between both generations of products. For more information about planning Volume Activation for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, see Volume Activation 2.0 Technical Guidance on the Microsoft Web site ( http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75674).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=730dc152-bf13-4cce-80a2-c3bff60b4cbd

Volume Activation Changes for Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008

Brief Description

This document summarizes the changes to Volume Activation implemented in Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2).

Overview

This document summarizes the changes to Volume Activation implemented in Windows Vista Service Pack 2 and Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2).

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=2bcbeaa2-bc7a-41bd-a3fd-5f12fd6c5dc1

Volume Activation Deployment Guide Windows 7

Brief Description

Use this guide to systemically deploy Volume Activation, including establishing a KMS host or using MAK within your environment.

Overview

This guide describes Microsoft® Volume Activation deployment concepts. Volume Activation consists of two technologies—Key Management Service (KMS) and Multiple Activation Key (MAK)—that allow Volume Licensing customers to activate Volume License editions of the Windows® 7 and Windows Server® 2008 R2 operating systems. The Volume Licensing Service Center at https://www.microsoft.com/licensing/servicecenter/ provides more information about Volume Licensing.
When planning to use Volume Activation, an organization must choose KMS, MAK, or any combination of the two. The activation methods chosen depend on the needs of the organization and the network infrastructure. For more information about planning a Volume Activation deployment, see the Volume Activation Planning Guide.
Note This document provides Volume Activation deployment guidance for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems. This guide does address interoperability between both generations of products, however. For more information about deploying Volume Activation for Windows Vista® and Windows Server 2008, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75674.
Note This guide describes procedures that run scripts and make changes to the registry. These rights can be delegated to selected information technology (IT) implementers, and the rights to change product keys and perform activations can even be assigned to users, although Microsoft does not recommend this practice.
If activation fails, see the Volume Activation Operations Guide for troubleshooting help. The guide includes an error code reference with steps for resolving common issues.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=bf11bbf3-5e2e-4f6b-aa39-965af07751c1

Microsoft Hosted Volume Activation Guide in Windows 7

Brief Description

Microsoft® Volume Activation helps Volume Licensing customers automate and manage the activation process of Volume Licensing media. Volume Licensing customers and special program subscribers such as the Microsoft Partner Program, MSDN®, and Microsoft TechNet are eligible for Volume Licensing software and media.

Overview

Microsoft® Volume Activation is a configurable solution that helps IT pros automate and manage the product-activation process on computers running the Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems licensed under a Microsoft Volume Licensing program and other programs that provide Volume Licensing editions of Windows.
This guide provides planning, deployment, and operations information specifically for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems. This guide is for organizations activating products using Multiple Activation Keys (MAKs).
Note This document provides Volume Activation guidance for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems. For more information about planning Volume Activation for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, see Volume Activation 2.0 Technical Guidance at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75674. This guide does address interoperability between both generations of products.

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Fundamentals of Volume Activation in Windows 7

Brief Description

Watch this 5-minute demo to get insight into the Volume Activation process while deploying Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.

Overview

Watch this 5-minute demo to get insight into the Volume Activation process while deploying Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008.

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Activating with MAK in Windows 7

Brief Description

Learn how to deploy Windows using a Multiple Activation Key (MAK) process.

Overview

Learn how to deploy Windows using a Multiple Activation Key (MAK) process.

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Activating with KMS in Windows 7

Brief Description

Learn how to deploy Windows with a Key Management Service (KMS) process.

Overview

Learn how to deploy Windows with a Key Management Service (KMS) process.

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IT Pro at Home Demonstration: Security On Your Terms

Brief Description

Part of the Springboard Series IT Pro at Home: Tips and Tricks series, this screencast demonstrates the security changes in Windows 7.

Overview

The security changes in Windows 7 are a direct response to customer feedback on how they use—and more importantly, want to use— Windows. You spoke; Microsoft listened. Watch this screencast from the Springboard Series IT Pro at Home: Tips and Tricks series to learn how Windows 7 delivers security on your terms and puts you in control.

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Microsoft Online Services Sign In

Brief Description

Use this Sign In application to access Microsoft Online Services.

Overview

Use the Microsoft Online Services Sign In application to sign in once and then access services any number of times during the sign-in session. This product intended for use with Microsoft Online Services only.

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Cross-forest Certificate Enrollment with Windows Server 2008 R2.doc

Brief Description

This paper explains how cross-forest certificate enrollment works. It also provides deployment guidance for cross-forest certificate enrollment in new and existing Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployments.

Overview

Windows Server 2008 R2 enables enterprise Certification Authorities (CA) to issue digital certificates to clients that are members of a different Active Directory (AD) forest. This process is called cross-forest certificate enrollment. This paper explains how cross-forest certificate enrollment works. It provides deployment guidance for cross-forest certificate enrollment in new and existing Active Directory Certificate Services (AD CS) deployments. It provides strategies for consolidating existing certificate templates and presents choices for ongoing management of a cross-forest certificates deployment. A PowerShell script is provided to facilitate management tasks related to setting up and maintaining cross-forest certificate enrollment environments.

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Security on Your Terms Walkthrough

Brief Description

Provides a brief tour of new security features in Windows 7.

Overview

The step-by-step instructions in this walkthrough provide a brief tour of new security features in Windows 7.

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Security Frequently Asked Questions

Brief Description

Answers questions about security in Windows 7.

Overview

This topic answers questions about security in Windows 7, which includes features like Security Development Lifecycle, User Account Control, Kernel Patch Protection, Windows Service Hardening, Address Space Layout Randomization, and Data Execution Prevention.

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Security on Your Terms

Brief Description

Describes some of the new or changed security features in Windows 7.

Overview

This article describes some of the new or changed security features in Windows 7. These features include the new Action Center and the updated UAC. This article also describes how Windows 7 extends BitLocker Drive Encryption to portable storage devices.

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Austrian Ministry of Education Case Study VA in Decentralized Environment

Brief Description

The Austrian Ministry of Education (MoE) is a large educational institution committed to steering Austria’s schools to new levels of achievement. A key strategy for the MoE is ensuring that Austrian students always have access to the most current software available.

Overview

The Austrian Ministry of Education (MoE) is a large educational institution committed to steering Austria’s schools to new levels of achievement. A key strategy for the MoE is ensuring that Austrian students always have access to the most current software available. To this end, the MoE sought to deploy Windows Vista® Enterprise operating system and Windows Server® 2008 operating system across its 812 secondary schools. This case study focuses on the software deployment approach that the MoE used, which proved to be a great example of the flexibility of the Microsoft deployment and activation technologies. As the MoE discovered, despite dramatic variations of IT infrastructure throughout its secondary schools, it was still able to implement a multi-tiered activation strategy that worked for individual school systems and their varied IT infrastructures.

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ELF '09 Revisioning Graphic Recording

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ELF '09 Revisioning Graphic Recording

Overview

ELF '09 Revisioning Graphic Recording

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ELF '09 Strategies and Solutions to Overcome Barriers

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ELF '09 Strategies and Solutions to Overcome Barriers

Overview

ELF '09 Strategies and Solutions to Overcome Barriers

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ELF '09 Elements of the Vision Graphic Recording

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ELF '09 Elements of the Vision Graphic Recording

Overview

ELF '09 Elements of the Vision Graphic Recording

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ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

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ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

Overview

ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

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ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

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ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

Overview

ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

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ELF '09 Barriers to Strategies 2 Graphic Recording

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ELF '09 Barriers to Strategies 2 Graphic Recording

Overview

ELF '09 Barriers to Strategies 2 Graphic Recording

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ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

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ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

Overview

ELF "09 Barriers to Strategies Graphic Recording

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ELF '09 Dr. Geoff Scott Graphic Recording

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ELF '09 Dr. Geoff Scott Graphic Recording

Overview

ELF '09 Dr. Geoff Scott Graphic Recording

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ELF '09 Opening Keynotes Graphic Recording

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ELF '09 Opening Keynotes Graphic Recording

Overview

ELF '09 Opening Keynotes Graphic Recording

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Windows Search Frequently Asked Questions

Brief Description

Answers questions about Windows Search.

Overview

This topic answers questions about Windows Search, which provides a solution for browsing and finding information—whether that information is stored on your hard disk, connected file shares, document portals, or Web sites.

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The Integrated Utility of the Future

Brief Description

The Integrated Utility of the Future: Transformation to Tomorrow’s Smart Energy Ecosystem

Overview

The power industry is on the cusp of a massive transformation to manage future economic and regulatory uncertainties, work force challenges and globalization. New capabilities will empower the industry’s leading companies to welcome consumer participation, to anticipate price pressures and to face them head-on. This transformation—aided by innovative information technology (IT)—will determine which utilities will successfully adapt to the smart energy ecosystem of the future.

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Microsoft Health Engagement Survey 2009

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Microsoft Health Engagement Survey 2009

Overview

Microsoft Health Engagement Survey 2009

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Volume Licensing Program Guides, Datasheets, and FAQs

Brief Description

Volume Licensing documents, including program guides, datasheets, and FAQs

Overview

The Microsoft Volume Licensing program guides provide comprehensive descriptions of Volume Licensing programs, including information about Microsoft Software Assurance. Download these guides to get details about things such as program features, benefits, requirements, pricing, and agreement structure.
The datasheets provide an overview of Volume Licensing programs. Use these documents to get at-a-glance information about benefits, licensing options, pricing, Software Assurance benefits, and more.

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Business Productivity

Brief Description

Increase business productivity with Microsoft Solutions

Overview

Increase business productivity with Microsoft Solutions

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White Paper: Customer and Partner Experience - Increasing the Satisfaction of Microsoft Customers and Partners

Brief Description

The Microsoft Customer and Partner Experience (CPE) strategy is a unified framework designed to help improve the satisfaction and overall experience of Microsoft customers and partners.

Overview

This executive summary and white paper describe the Microsoft CPE strategy, a unified framework designed to engage every Microsoft employee in a company-wide effort to improve the satisfaction and overall experience of Microsoft customers and partners.

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